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English definition of “nobble”

nobble

verb [T] (CATCH ATTENTION)    /ˈnɒb.l̩/ US  /ˈnɑː-/ UK slang
to intentionally catch the attention of someone so that you can talk to them: He nobbled her in the corridor to sign the invoice .Interrupting and preventing from speaking
(Definition of nobble verb (CATCH ATTENTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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